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Gnome Jar Holiday Gift

Transform mini Santas into gnomes for this woodland themed gift!

At a Glance:

Project #16702 Skill Level: Beginner

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Cardinal Red, 2 oz. - 2900

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Parchment, 2 oz. - 2895

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Camel, 2 oz. - 2945

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Thicket, 2 oz. - 2918

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Basic Brush Set, White Nylon - 44220

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FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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SOBO 2 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Imperial, 2 oz. - 6438

Number Needed: 1 $2.59
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FolkArt ® Home Decor Chalk - Sheepskin, 2 oz. - 6341

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Real Brown, 2 oz. - 2908

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Other Supplies

  • Mason Jar(s)
  • Mini Santa’s or Gnomes
  • Mini greenery, acorns or pinecones
  • Twine
  • Optional: Wooden Gift Tag

instructions

  1. Basecoat the mason jar top with your Imperial Red chalk paint and allow to dry.
  2. Paint the mason jar top with Cardinal Red and allow to dry.
  3. Paint your mushroom “spots” using Parchment. Turn your brush around and use the butt end to create smaller dots. Allow to dry and set aside.
  4. Basecoat your gnomes in Sheepskin Chalk paint. Allow to dry.
  5. Paint your gnomes using your multi surface paints. See image or video for inspiration.
  6. Glue your painted gnomes and any greenery or accessories that you have gathered.
  7. Using a length of twine, wrap the lids three times and tie a knot.
  8. Fill the jar with dried oranges, cinnamon sticks, anise seed pods, clove and pine for a giftable potpourri
  9. Optional: Wooden Gift Tag. Weather your tag by coating with a watered down mix of your two browns. Wipe away paint with a paper towel. Paint a simple piece of greenery in Thicket and a festive word in Cardinal Red. Tie to the jar using the knotted twine.

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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